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Historical Events In April - 12

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

1913  On this day in history gabor Jodal, composer  

1914  On this day in history armen Alchian, American economist  

1914  On this day in history josef Nesvera, composer, dies at 71  

1915  On this day in history emil [Theodore] Petaja, US, sci-fi author (Star Mill, Tramontane)  

1916  Brian Connell, writer/broadcaster on this day in history.  

1917  On this day in history bijou Theater opens at 222 W 45th St NYC (Demolished 1982)  

1917  M Marie Widlow, St Louis Mo, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1957) on this day in history.  

1918  18th earl of Derby, English landowner/multi-millionaire on this day in history.  

1919  British Parliament passes a 48-hour work week with minimum wages on April - 12.  

1919  On this day in history istvan Anhalt, composer  

1920  On April - 12 h R Hewitt, CEO (Johnson Matthey)  

1921  A W Mabbs, archivist on this day in history.  

1922  Frantisek Ondricek, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1923  The birth of Maria Callas, Italian opera singer on April - 12.  

1926  Dutch Catholic Radio Broadcast (KRO) forms on April - 12.  

1927  On this day in history gen Chiang Kai-shek begins counter revolution in Shanghai  

1928  Assassination attempt on king Victor Emmanuel II of Italy on April - 12.  

1930  On April - 12 4th Test Cricket WI v England ends in a draw after nine days  

1931  Joe McCarthy debuts as NY Yankee manager on this day in history.  

1932  On April - 12 emmanuel Chabriers & Balanchines ballet premieres in Monte Carlo  

1933  Moffatt Field commissioned on April - 12.  

1934  Highest velocity wind ever recorded on Mt Washington, NH, 231 mph on this day in history.  

1934  On this day in history winds gust to 231 MPH on Mount Washington NH  

1935  On April - 12 a Royal Proclamation sets design of Canada's new Jubilee Silver Dollar.  

1935  "Your Hit Parade," debuts on radio on April - 12.  

1937  On this day in history sir Frank Whittle ground-tests the first jet engine designed to power an aircraft at Rugby, England.  

1938  US law requiring medical tests for marriage licenses (NY) on this day in history.  

1938  1st US law requiring medical tests for marriage licenses (NY) on April - 12.  

1938  On this day in history feodor Chaliapine, Russian author (Man & Mark), dies at 65  

1939  On April - 12 g Kulin discovers asteroid #1489 Attila  

1940  Italy annexes Albania on this day in history.  

1941  On April - 12 stanley Cup: Boston Bruins sweep Detroit Red Wings in 4 games  

1942  9th Golf Masters Championship: Byron Nelson wins, shooting a 280 on April - 12.  

1942  On this day in history johannes E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher, dies at 80  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 12

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0812  Muhammad at-Taqi, Muslim Shia Imam (d. 835) was born on this day in history.  

1484  On this day in history birth of antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Italian architect (d. 1546)  

1500  On this day in history birth of joachim Camerarius, [Liebhard Kammerer], German humanist  

1526  On this day in history birth of muretus, French humanist (d. 1585)  

1550  On this day in history birth of edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, English politician (d. 1604)  

1577  On this day in history birth of christian IV of Denmark (d. 1648)  

1579  Francois de Bassompierre, marshal of France was born on this day in history.  

1626  Paul Hainlein, composer was born on April - 12.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 12

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0065  Death of Seneca the Younger, Roman philosopher, statesman and dramatist on this day in history.  

0238  Death of Gordian II, heir to the Roman Empire (killed in battle) on this day in history.  

0352  Julius I, pope (337-52), dies on April - 12.  

0434  Death of Archbishop Maximianus of Constantinople on April - 12.  

1125  On April - 12 death of vladislaus I of Bohemia  

1443  On this day in history death of henry Chichele, Archbishop of Canterbury  

1550  On this day in history claude of Lorraine, duke of Guise, dies at 53  

1555  On this day in history johanna de Wanzinnige, Queen of Castilie (1504-20), dies at 75  

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